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Marriott Rewards Rolls Out MegaBonus and Escape to SoCal Promotions

Hotel & Resort | Patrick Clarke | January 22, 2016

Marriott Rewards Rolls Out MegaBonus and Escape to SoCal Promotions

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It's about to get a whole lot easier for Marriott Rewards members to cash in on their stays.

Marriott International's popular loyalty program has announced the launch of its brand new MegaBonus global promotion.

Beginning Feb. 1, 2016 and continuing through May 15, 2016, Marriott Rewards members will have a shot to earn bonus points and receive a free night stay following their second paid stay at one of the company's 4,000 participating properties around the world. 

However in order to qualify for the MegaBonus promotion, members will have to register by April 15, 2016.

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Registration is open as of Jan. 19 and can be completed online. 

Thursday's MegaBonus promotion announcement comes on the heels of a winter sweepstakes being offered by Marriott Hotels in Southern California. The "Escape to SoCal Sweepstakes" will provide participating Marriott Rewards members with a chance to win 500,000 Marriott Rewards points.

In order to be eligible, members must share a photo or video on Twitter or Instagram of the undesirable weather they hope to avoid in Southern California. Participants must tag their social media posts with the hashtags #MRPoints and #EscapetoSoCalSweepstakes. 

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All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on Jan. 31, 2016 to be eligible for the random drawing that will determine the winner. 

Seventeen Southern California Marriott hotels are participating in the sweepstakes. You can view a complete list by clicking here


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